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Eugene from the Walking Dead is apparently running for Congress

The dude leading the fight against the zombie apocalypse just took a page from the GOP's climate change playbook.


What’s more likely to kill you: A car crash or vehicle emissions?

The answer actually surprised us.

This is the dividend

A proposal to save the middle class … by cutting carbon pollution

Peter Barnes' plan is politically impossible, but isn't everything now? So what the hell, let's check it out.

Going up!

This video explains how to make you richer and protect the climate

Author and thinker Peter Barnes gives an elevator pitch for his proposal -- in an actual elevator.


For farmers, using pesticides is a lot like picking the wrong smartphone

"Path dependency" is when a choice of technologies hems in your future. Is that happening today as developing countries build out their farming systems?


Are compostable diapers the most eco-friendly?

A reader wonders how best to swaddle the little poo machine. Umbra says it's a wrap.

Fry 'em in a pan, Stan

There must be 50 ways to prep potatoes

Too often overlooked in a world of more beautiful vegetables, potatoes deserve to be shown off, starting with this Rösti.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what it looks like when a typhoon devastates your city

A year ago, Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines. Here's what that looked like.


Stephen Colbert to the children of America: Dream of being a politician with zero grasp of science!

America's coastline, meet your reaper: James Inhofe, Oklahoma senator.